United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1888

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United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1888

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  Pach Brothers - Benjamin Harrison.jpg StephenGroverCleveland.png
Nominee Benjamin Harrison Grover Cleveland
Party Republican Democratic
Home state Indiana New York
Running mate Levi P. Morton Allen G. Thurman
Electoral vote 30 0
Popular vote 526,091 446,633
Percentage 52.74% 44.77%

President before election

Grover Cleveland
Democratic

Elected President

Benjamin Harrison
Republican

The 1888 United States presidential election in Pennsylvania took place on November 6, 1888, as part of the 1888 United States presidential election. Voters chose thirty representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for president and vice president.

Pennsylvania voted for the Republican nominee, Benjamin Harrison, over the Democratic nominee, incumbent President Grover Cleveland. Harrison won Pennsylvania by a margin of 7.97 percentage points.

Results

United States presidential election in Pennsylvania, 1888[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage Electoral votes
Republican Benjamin Harrison 526,091 52.74% 30
Democratic Grover Cleveland (incumbent) 446,633 44.77% 0
Prohibition Clinton Fisk 20,947 2.10% 0
Union Labor Alson Streeter 3,873 0.39% 0
American James Curtis 24 0.00% 0
Totals 997,568 100.0% 30

Results by county

Benjamin Harrison[2]
Republican
Stephen Grover Cleveland[2]
Democratic
Clinton Bowen Fisk[3]
Prohibition
Alson Jenness Streeter[3]
Union Labor
James Curtis[3]
American
Margin Total votes cast
County # % # % # % # % # % # % #
Adams 3,371 46.54% 3,794 52.38% 76 1.05% 2 0.03% 0 0.00% -423 -5.84% 7,243
Allegheny 45,118 63.58% 24,710 34.82% 1,117 1.57% 5 0.01% 16 0.02% 20,408 28.76% 70,966
Armstrong 5,030 55.89% 3,763 41.81% 193 2.14% 14 0.16% 0 0.00% 1,267 14.08% 9,000
Beaver 5,552 58.23% 3,706 38.87% 242 2.54% 34 0.36% 0 0.00% 1,846 19.36% 9,534
Bedford 4,287 52.19% 3,822 46.52% 82 1.00% 24 0.29% 0 0.00% 465 5.66% 8,215
Berks 10,626 36.65% 18,105 62.45% 252 0.87% 9 0.03% 0 0.00% -7,479 -25.80% 28,992
Blair 7,311 56.95% 5,175 40.31% 316 2.46% 35 0.27% 0 0.00% 2,136 16.64% 12,837
Bradford 8,762 63.00% 4,552 32.73% 536 3.85% 58 0.42% 0 0.00% 4,210 30.27% 13,908
Bucks 8,584 49.11% 8,642 49.44% 253 1.45% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% -58 -0.33% 17,479
Butler 5,358 53.84% 3,986 40.06% 434 4.36% 169 1.70% 4 0.04% 1,372 13.79% 9,951
Cambria 5,517 47.11% 5,948 50.79% 237 2.02% 9 0.08% 0 0.00% -431 -3.68% 11,711
Cameron 782 58.14% 551 40.97% 12 0.89% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 231 17.17% 1,345
Carbon 3,279 45.69% 3,665 51.07% 180 2.51% 53 0.74% 0 0.00% -386 -5.38% 7,177
Centre 4,574 48.29% 4,712 49.75% 173 1.83% 12 0.13% 0 0.00% -138 -1.46% 9,471
Chester 11,578 58.51% 7,541 38.11% 666 3.37% 3 0.02% 0 0.00% 4,037 20.40% 19,788
Clarion 2,950 41.71% 3,880 54.86% 117 1.65% 126 1.78% 0 0.00% -930 -13.15% 7,073
Clearfield 5,297 44.51% 6,266 52.66% 337 2.83% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% -969 -8.14% 11,900
Clinton 2,756 45.38% 3,204 52.76% 80 1.32% 33 0.54% 0 0.00% -448 -7.38% 6,073
Columbia 2,484 33.38% 4,676 62.84% 258 3.47% 23 0.31% 0 0.00% -2,192 -29.46% 7,441
Crawford 8,040 53.59% 5,964 39.75% 747 4.98% 252 1.68% 0 0.00% 2,076 13.84% 15,003
Cumberland 4,693 45.36% 5,386 52.05% 256 2.47% 12 0.12% 0 0.00% -693 -6.70% 10,347
Dauphin 10,852 57.66% 7,684 40.82% 286 1.52% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 3,168 16.83% 18,822
Delaware 8,791 62.04% 5,028 35.48% 346 2.44% 5 0.04% 0 0.00% 3,763 26.56% 14,170
Elk 1,321 41.09% 1,824 56.73% 52 1.62% 18 0.56% 0 0.00% -503 -15.65% 3,215
Erie 9,372 54.23% 7,111 41.15% 710 4.11% 88 0.51% 0 0.00% 2,261 13.08% 17,281
Fayette 7,034 49.17% 6,951 48.59% 278 1.94% 43 0.30% 0 0.00% 83 0.58% 14,306
Forest 917 57.24% 612 38.20% 72 4.49% 1 0.06% 0 0.00% 305 19.04% 1,602
Franklin 5,772 52.27% 5,082 46.02% 174 1.58% 14 0.13% 0 0.00% 690 6.25% 11,042
Fulton 951 42.93% 1,230 55.53% 34 1.53% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% -279 -12.60% 2,215
Greene 2,373 35.79% 4,116 62.08% 141 2.13% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% -1,743 -26.29% 6,630
Huntingdon 4,217 58.56% 2,789 38.73% 117 1.62% 78 1.08% 0 0.00% 1,428 19.83% 7,201
Indiana 5,084 62.83% 2,231 27.57% 294 3.63% 483 5.97% 0 0.00% 2,853 35.26% 8,092
Jefferson 4,090 53.48% 3,257 42.59% 178 2.33% 123 1.61% 0 0.00% 833 10.89% 7,648
Juniata 1,760 47.58% 1,842 49.80% 96 2.60% 1 0.03% 0 0.00% -82 -2.22% 3,699
Lackawanna 10,279 48.50% 9,858 46.51% 1,058 4.99% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 421 1.99% 21,195
Lancaster 21,976 66.56% 10,495 31.79% 525 1.59% 16 0.05% 4 0.01% 11,481 34.77% 33,016
Lawrence 4,342 62.56% 2,113 30.44% 437 6.30% 49 0.71% 0 0.00% 2,229 32.11% 6,941
Lebanon 6,096 61.61% 3,670 37.09% 119 1.20% 10 0.10% 0 0.00% 2,426 24.52% 9,895
Lehigh 6,977 43.35% 8,927 55.47% 167 1.04% 23 0.14% 0 0.00% -1,950 -12.12% 16,094
Luzerne 15,543 49.25% 15,218 48.22% 790 2.50% 7 0.02% 0 0.00% 325 1.03% 31,558
Lycoming 6,591 45.34% 7,467 51.37% 303 2.08% 175 1.20% 0 0.00% -876 -6.03% 14,536
McKean 4,066 52.74% 2,922 37.90% 426 5.53% 295 3.83% 0 0.00% 1,144 14.84% 7,709
Mercer 6,428 53.91% 4,806 40.31% 556 4.66% 133 1.12% 0 0.00% 1,622 13.60% 11,923
Mifflin 2,321 51.46% 2,084 46.21% 105 2.33% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 237 5.25% 4,510
Monroe 1,107 24.95% 3,274 73.79% 56 1.26% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% -2,167 -48.84% 4,437
Montgomery 13,445 50.90% 12,582 47.63% 379 1.43% 11 0.04% 0 0.00% 863 3.27% 26,417
Montour 1,289 39.91% 1,865 57.74% 41 1.27% 35 1.08% 0 0.00% -576 -17.83% 3,230
Northampton 6,785 39.67% 10,027 58.63% 192 1.12% 99 0.58% 0 0.00% -3,242 -18.96% 17,103
Northumberland 6,288 48.96% 6,257 48.72% 231 1.80% 66 0.51% 0 0.00% 31 0.24% 12,842
Perry 3,168 53.04% 2,738 45.84% 66 1.10% 1 0.02% 0 0.00% 430 7.20% 5,973
Philadelphia 111,358 54.20% 92,786 45.16% 1,225 0.60% 75 0.04% 0 0.00% 18,572 9.04% 205,444
Pike 559 30.38% 1,265 68.75% 16 0.87% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% -706 -38.37% 1,840
Potter 2,570 55.68% 1,692 36.66% 172 3.73% 182 3.94% 0 0.00% 878 19.02% 4,616
Schuylkill 12,522 48.20% 13,054 50.25% 211 0.81% 193 0.74% 0 0.00% -532 -2.05% 25,980
Snyder 2,360 60.36% 1,493 38.18% 57 1.46% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 867 22.17% 3,910
Somerset 4,825 65.36% 2,319 31.41% 238 3.22% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% 2,506 33.95% 7,382
Sullivan 946 40.95% 1,260 54.55% 48 2.08% 56 2.42% 0 0.00% -314 -13.59% 2,310
Susquehanna 5,019 55.30% 3,328 36.67% 717 7.90% 12 0.13% 0 0.00% 1,691 18.63% 9,076
Tioga 7,808 69.23% 2,972 26.35% 254 2.25% 245 2.17% 0 0.00% 4,836 42.88% 11,279
Union 2,448 59.85% 1,582 38.68% 50 1.22% 10 0.24% 0 0.00% 866 21.17% 4,090
Venango 4,424 50.49% 3,475 39.66% 688 7.85% 175 2.00% 0 0.00% 949 10.83% 8,762
Warren 4,329 55.76% 2,640 34.00% 676 8.71% 119 1.53% 0 0.00% 1,689 21.75% 7,764
Washington 7,801 54.83% 5,847 41.10% 571 4.01% 8 0.06% 0 0.00% 1,954 13.73% 14,227
Wayne 2,939 46.47% 3,010 47.60% 375 5.93% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% -71 -1.12% 6,324
Westmoreland 9,926 49.37% 9,602 47.76% 430 2.14% 147 0.73% 0 0.00% 324 1.61% 20,105
Wyoming 2,086 51.43% 1,841 45.39% 125 3.08% 4 0.10% 0 0.00% 245 6.04% 4,056
York 9,047 41.68% 12,359 56.94% 301 1.39% 0 0.00% 0 0.00% -3,312 -15.26% 21,707
Totals 526,151 52.74% 446,633 44.77% 20,947 2.10% 3,873 0.39% 24 0.00% 79,518 7.97% 997,628

References

  1. ^ "1888 Presidential General Election Results – Pennsylvania". U.S. Election Atlas. Retrieved 1 August 2012.
  2. ^ a b Géoelections; Presidential election of 1888 Popular Vote (xlsx file for €15)
  3. ^ a b c Géoelections; Popular Vote for Clinton Fisk (xlsx file for €15)
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